Public Art Fund to Unveil Seven Monumental Sculptures by Wyatt Kahn in City Hall Park this June, 2022

 

 

 

Wyatt Kahn, Parade, 2021; Corten Steel; Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Eva Presenhuber and Xavier Hufkens. Photo: Genevieve Hanson Photography, NYC

Public Art Fund is pleased to present Life in the Abstract, an exhibition of new large-scale sculptures by artist Wyatt Kahn. It will bring seven vibrant rust red Cor-Ten steel artworks to City Hall Park for Khan’s first exhibition in public space. Kahn has adapted forms previously explored in his canvas wall works, combining elements of geometric abstraction with playful “readymade” objects from everyday life like a comb and a phone. Juxtapositions such as glasses resting on abstract shapes and a foot about to crush a lightbulb produce playful narrative compositions. These new works expand the lineage of modernist public sculpture, while the significance of each artwork takes on personal meaning and resonance for the viewer. Life in the Abstract is the New York City-based artist’s first public art exhibition and will be on view from June 8 through December 11, 2022 at City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan.

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Public Art Fund will unveil Melvin Edwards: Brighter Days in May, 2021

 

 

 

Melvin Edwards, Song of the Broken Chains, 2020, Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York; Stephen Friedman Gallery, London © 2021 Melvin Edwards/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Presented by Public Art Fund at City Hall Park, New York City, May 4 to November 28, 2021.; Photo: Nicholas Knight, Courtesy of Public Art Fund, NY.

Melvin Edwards: Brighter Days will include five works created between 1970 and 1996, as well as a new sculpture commissioned in 2020, which was the originally anticipated date for this exhibit. Now, stepping out of our COVID-19 shutdown, this Public Art Fund exhibition will finally unveil in City Hall Park on May 4th, 2021.

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The Public Art Fund Presents ‘Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales’ at City Hall Park

 

 

 

Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales. This sculpture entitled “Angulo Rojo, 2017”

The Public Art Fund unveiled the installation, Estructuras Monumentales by the well-know, Cuban-born, New York artist, Carmen Herrera in City Hall Park. This significant body of work is Herrera’s first major outdoor sculpture exhibition ~ having spent more than 70 years as an abstract painter. It is also significant that Ms. Herrera is 104 years of age.

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B. Wurtz: Kitchen Trees Arrives in City Hall Park

 

 

 

B. Wurtz ‘Kitchen Trees’ in City Hall Park via Public Art Fund

Public Art Fund will unveil its third summer 2018 installation this week in City Hall Park. The installations, entitled Kitchen Trees are the creation of the artist B. Wurtz.

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